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E-Cigarettes Linked To Gum and Teeth Problems

Updated: Dec 17, 2018

There has been a misconception that e-cigarettes are relatively safe. That is slowly changing as many studies reveal health consequences of e-cigarette smoking.

Key takeaways:

  • E-cigarettes are not a healthier alternative to conventional cigarette smoking.

  • Vapors from e-cigarettes cause the cells to release inflammatory proteins and may lead to oral diseases. 

  • The frequency and the amount of e-cigarettes smoked directly determine the level of damage to the gums and oral cavity.

The researchers also found that the flavoring chemicals used in e-cigarettes play a role in damaging cells in the mouth.

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For further information or advice contact College Street Dental Centre in Petersfield, Hampshire on 01730 263180


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